Celebrate New Year’s Eve at the Mandarin Oriental, New York

Raise a glass to 2014 at Manhattan’s ultimate celebration, the annual New Year’s Eve Gala at the luxurious Mandarin Oriental, New York. Following a night of revelry, guests are invited to retreat to stylish guestroom accommodations with the New Year’s Eve Celebration hotel package.

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A stunning fusion of modern design with stylish Oriental flair, Mandarin Oriental, New York features 244 elegant guestrooms and suites — all with breathtaking views of Manhattan and Five-Star hospitality. Luxurious amenities include Asiate, the hotel’s elegant restaurant; MObar created by noted interior designer, Tony Chi; the Lobby Lounge with dramatic views of Central Park; a 14,500-square-foot, Five-Star Mandarin Oriental Spa; and a state-of-the-art fitness center with a 75-foot lap pool.  In addition, there is premium meeting and event space, including a 6,000-square-foot pillar-less ballroom with three walls of windows overlooking Central Park. Located in Columbus Circle’s Time Warner Center, Mandarin Oriental, New York is in an idyllic location just steps away from worldMandarin_Oriental_Hotel_Group_black_logo-class dining, shopping and entertainment, including the Broadway Theater District, Lincoln Center, Central Park, Jazz at Lincoln Center and the Time Warner Center’s collection of upscale retail shops and restaurants.

The New Year’s Eve Gala on Tuesday, December 31, 2013 (with packages beginning at $5,700) is the perfect way to ring in 2014. The event will be held in the hotel’s stunning 36th floor ballroom. In addition to spectacular views of Central Park and the city’s skyline, the elegant black-tie evening features an open bar cocktail hour, and an array of butler-passed hors d’oeuvres. A multi-course dinner with gourmet delicacies will be complemented by a dessert buffet. The festivities continue with surprise entertainment and dinner show acts. Following dinner, live musical performances will have guests dancing their way into the New Year.

The New Year’s Eve Celebration Hotel Package include:

— Accommodation for two nights in a guestroom or suite for check-in on December 30 or 31, 2013

— Two tickets to the hotel’s annual black-tie New Year’s Eve Gala  held in the Mandarin Ballroom

— Daily American breakfast for two guests to be enjoyed in-room or at signature restaurant Asiate

Tickets to attend Mandarin Oriental, New York’s annual New Year’s Eve Gala evening are available from USD 1,250 to USD 1,500 per person, plus tax and service charge, based on table preference and party size. For tickets or more information, please contact the hotel directly at +1 (212) 805 8858 or email NewYearsEveNYC@mohg.com.

Reservations for the New Year’s Eve Celebration package can be made by contacting the hotel directly at +1 (212) 805 8800 or via the Group’s direct on-line reservations service at www.mandarinoriental.com. The package is based on availability and on double occupancy. A two-night stay is required and additional nights may be booked at best available rates. The package must be canceled 7 days prior to arrival to avoid a one night cancellation charge.

 

Create Fun-Filled Holiday Memories For All Ages At Mandarin Oriental, San Francisco

The Mandarin Oriental, San Francisco invites guests to create lasting memories this holiday season with an array of festive experiences. Calm the body and mind with an assortment of personalized, soothing treatments at The Spa; indulge in delectable menus from the world-class kitchen at Brasserie S&P; or take part in an exclusive afternoon of holiday celebration and tasty treats at the Ho-Ho-Homes for the Holidays gingerbread house event.

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The 158-room Mandarin Oriental, San Francisco www.mandarinoriental.com/sanfrancisco is located in the heart of the city and offers unparalleled panoramic views of the bay and beyond from the top 11 floors of San Francisco’s third tallest building, 345 California Center. Having recently completed an extensive refurbishment during its 25th Anniversary year with the addition of Brasserie S&P restaurant and bar, and an 8,000 square foot Spa and Fitness Center, the hotel is consistently ranked among the world’s top hotels by leading authorities. Features include Conde Nast Traveler ‘Hot List’ 2013 and Readers Choice Awards 2012 ‘Top 25 Hotels in N. California’, Institutional Investor’s ‘World’s Best Hotels 2012’, Travel + Leisure ‘World’s Best Hotels’ Awards 2011, U.S. News & World Report’s ‘Hotels in the USA’, and is one of Andrew Harper’s Hideaway Report’s 2011 ‘Top 20 City Hotels in the World’.

Embrace the Holidays at The Spa

Escape the stresses of the holiday season with two spa offers that will relax the mind and body. Guests will receive a 1 hour and 20 minute Customized Aromatherapy Facial followed by a 20 minute Revitalizing Eye Treatment for USD200. As the festivities begin, guests can get celebration-ready with a two-hour Mandarin Oriental Manicure and Pedicure with Gelish application for USD145. Both offers are available November 18 to December 31, 2013. Guests can also enjoy a twist on November 29, Black Friday, the busiest shopping day of the year, with a special deal on the Mandarin Oriental Pedicure, results driven Ultimate Radiance Facial and a1 hour and 50 minute Mandarin Oriental Signature Spa Therapy Massage. Continue reading

Mandarin Oriental Hotel Group Introduces Complimentary High-Speed Internet Access For Loyal Guests Of The Brand

Exclusive new benefit for guests who create an online profile and book via mandarinoriental.com

The Mandarin Oriental Hotel Group (www.mandarinoriental.com) announced today that it will offer its exceptional high-speed internet service on a complimentary basis to guests who create an online profile and book published rates through the luxury hotel company’s website www.mandarinoriental.com.

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Creating an online profile ensures that guests’ preferences and needs are better met across the portfolio. Booking accommodation at rates published on www.mandarinoriental.com also benefits guests, as the Group promises that rates offered online are the best available anywhere. If a better rate can be found it will not only be matched, but guests will receive a further 10% reduction.

In return, guests can enjoy complimentary access to exceptional on-line connectivity via superior bandwidths for up to six personal devices at every participating Mandarin Oriental hotel worldwide.

At Mandarin Oriental we pride ourselves on providing exceptional service, and in this digital age, we understand that fast internet connections are essential. With the added benefit of being able to seamlessly connect up to six devices in the comfort of their room, our guests can work comfortably and efficiently,” said Michael Hobson, Mandarin Oriental Hotel Group’s Chief Marketing Officer.

As an extension, guests who book Mandarin Oriental’s Best Available Rate via selected travel agency partners will also receive complimentary high-speed internet access.

Mandarin Oriental, Munich’s Pop-Up Rooftop Chalet Set to Reopen This Winter

Back by popular demand, Mandarin Oriental, Munich is reopening its fantastic pop-up rooftop wooden chalet styled restaurant, The Alm. Set on the hotel’s rooftop, the specially designed wooden chalet will serve warming local Bavarian cuisine in style, with spectacular views overlooking the majestic Alps, the sparkling winter scenery of Munich and the city’s iconic Frauenkirche church

Quietly tucked away in a side street, yet centrally located near the famed Maximilianstraße, Mandarin Oriental, Munich Mandarin_Oriental_Hotel_Group_gold_logois an elegant gem of Neo-Renaissance charm, providing the highest levels of personalized service in the city and award-winning restaurant and bars. The newly refurbished 48 spacious rooms and 25 suites offer the finest in contemporary luxury and, along with the stunning roof-top pool, feature views that stretch across the picturesque surroundings of the old town.

Traditional, cozy and inviting, the chalet is a true winter retreat in the city with rich wooden interiors and waiters dressed in traditional Bavarian Dirndl and Lederhosen. An indulgent three course menu can be enjoyed at the special price of EUR 59 per person including specialties such as a traditional Bavarian platter or Vienna organic chicken and schnapps.  The Alm’s unique setting also makes this the perfect venue for unforgettable Christmas and winter parties, such as champagne or mulled wine receptions. With seating for up to 65 people, the chalet is also perfect for holiday gatherings and can be booked exclusively for both lunch and dinner.

The Alm will be open for dinner from Monday to Friday from 5 p.m. to 10 p.m. and Saturday and Sunday from noon to 10 p.m. between 1 November 2013 and 31 January 2014. Reservations are recommended.

Mandarin Oriental Hotel Group www.mandarinoriental.com is the award-winning owner and operator of some of the world’s most prestigious hotels and resorts. The Group now operates, or has under development, 45 hotels representing over 11,000 rooms in 26 countries, with 20 hotels in Asia, 11 in The Americas and 14 in Europe, Middle East and North Africa. In addition, the Group operates, or has under development, 13 Residences at Mandarin Oriental connected to its properties.

The Mandarin Oriental Hotel Group is an international hotel investment and management group with deluxe and first class hotels, resorts and residences in sought-after destinations around the world. The Group now operates, or has under development, 45 hotels representing over 11,000 rooms in 26 countries, with 20 hotels in Asia, 11 in The Americas and 14 in Europe, Middle East and North Africa. In addition, the Group operates, or has under development, 13 Residences at Mandarin Oriental connected to its properties. The Group has equity interests in a number of its properties and net assets of approximately USD 2.9 billion as at 30th June 2013.

The parent company, Mandarin Oriental International Limited, is incorporated in Bermuda and has a premium listing on the London Stock Exchange, with secondary listings in Bermuda and Singapore. Mandarin Oriental Hotel Group International Limited, which operates from Hong Kong, manages the activities of the Group’s hotels. Mandarin Oriental is a member of the Jardine Matheson Group. The Group’s express aim was, and still is, to concentrate on the development and operation of deluxe and first class hotels worldwide.

World-Renowned Chef Thierry Marx in Residence at The Mandarin Oriental, Geneva

The MANDARIN ORIENTAL, GENEVA is delighted to host an exclusive ‘THIERRY MARX’ CULINARY WEEK, featuring the guest Chef himself, at the hotel’s Le Sud restaurant from 28 October to 3 November 2013. One of France’s most distinguished chefs, Thierry Marx is the Executive Chef at Mandarin Oriental, Paris where he established and now supervises both the brasserie-style Camélia, and Sur Mesure par Thierry Marx, the hotel’s gastronomic restaurant which was awarded two Michelin stars in 2012.

 Chef Thierry Marx

Chef Thierry Marx

Executive Chef and F&B Director for Mandarin Oriental, Paris, Thierry Marx supervises the hotel’s two restaurants, Bar 8, the Room Service, the Cake Shop and catering for events. One of France’s most distinguished chefs, Thierry Marx trained in some of the country’s best restaurants including Ledoyen, Taillevent and Robuchon. He was awarded his first Michelin star in 1988 at Roc en Val in Tours, and another at Cheval Blanc in Nîmes in 1991. He spent ten years at Château Cordeillan-Bages, a Relais & Châteaux in Gironde, where he held two Michelin stars since 1999. In 2006, Thierry Marx was elected Chef of the Year by Le Chef Magazine as well as by the GaultMillau guide.

In his role as Executive Chef at Mandarin Oriental, Paris, he is responsible for creating unforgettable and very different experiences for each of the restaurants, with menus which have been crafted over for months in his Paris Food Lab. An aesthete with an eye for detail, Thierry Marx also worked closely with Agence Jouin-Manku to create an exclusive dinner service for Sur Mesure par Thierry Marx, the hotel’s gastronomic restaurant. Continue reading

The Spa at Mandarin Oriental, San Francisco Launches Special Treatment Line with Natura Bissé

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The Mandarin oriental, San Francisco

The Mandarin Oriental, San Francisco (www.mandarinoriental.com/sanfrancisco) is delighted to announce its partnership with Spanish skincare company, NATURA BISSÉ and unveil new treatments at the hotel’s award-winning spa beginning November 18, 2013. Each quintessential beauty treatment focuses on facials and body treatments to regenerate and energize the skin.

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The 158-room Mandarin Oriental, San Francisco is located in the heart of the city and offers unparalleled panoramic views of the bay and beyond from the top 11 floors of San Francisco’s third tallest building, 345 California Center. Having recently completed an extensive refurbishment during its 25th Anniversary year with the addition of Brasserie S&P restaurant and bar, and an 8,000 square foot Spa and Fitness Center, the hotel is consistently ranked among the world’s top hotels by leading authorities. Features include Conde Nast Traveler ‘Hot List’ 2013 and Readers Choice Awards 2012 ‘Top 25 Hotels in N. California’, Institutional Investor’s ‘World’s Best Hotels 2012’, Travel + Leisure ‘World’s Best Hotels’ Awards 2011, U.S. News & World Report’s ‘Hotels in the USA’, and is one of Andrew Harper’s Hideaway Report’s 2011 ‘Top 20 City Hotels in the World’.

NATURA BISSÉ www.naturabisse.es founded in 1979 by Ricardo Fisas Mulleras, is a prestigious Spanish luxury skincare company. A leader in research, development and innovation, NATURA BISSÉ’s formulas are created with the maximum concentration of cutting-edge, highly effective, active ingredients and is the International choice of A-list celebrities, their stylists and make-up artists, with a wealth of the world’s most beautiful and photographed women using the products as part of their secret beauty. Continue reading